Upon being told he couldn’t go…

Upon being told he couldn’t go to Disneyland due to security concerns, Soviet leader Nikita Khrushchev went berserk. He said afterwards, “What do you have there – rocket launching pads? Is there a cholera epidemic down there? Have gangsters taken control of the place? Your police are strong enough to lift up a bull; surely they are strong enough to take care of gangsters?” Khrushchev left LA the next morning.

If you’re not familiar with the Disney Ride…

disneyland-skeletons-realIf you’re not familiar with the Disney Ride, you’re probably familiar with the blockbuster starring Johnny Depp that was based on the original ride. Pirates is one of the first attractions in Disneyland. It opened in 1967, and has been a huge hit in the park ever since. When the attraction opened in 1967, Pirates of the Caribbean used real human skeletons as props. “Because the original Imagineering team felt that the faux skeletons of the period were just too unconvincing, the grotto sequence originally featured real human remains obtained from the UCLA Medical Center. The skeletons were later returned to their countries of origin and given a proper burial.”